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Panthera tigris jacksoni
A tiger's stripes are much like our fingerprints - no two are the same. This striped pattern also helps them hide well in tall grass.
Weight: 220 to 260 pounds; Body length: 6.5 to 7.5 feet
Carnivores, primarily feeding on deer, wild boar and sun bears
that inhabit the region
Tropical forests and grasslands
Range in the Wild:
The Malay Peninsula, southern tip of Thailand
Listed as Endangered. It is estimated between 500 and 1,000 wild Malayan tigers remain facing threats from habitat destruction and poaching.
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